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. >>> campbell soup in sacramento is about to close down. what employees were just told about their last day on the job. >>> new this morning from pakistan shiites in the city that was hit yesterday by several terror attacks that killed 120 people they are refusing to bury the dead. it's a protest to demand that the government do something to protect them from attacks by sunni extremists. >>> in less than an hour from right now a very critical meeting agains between president obama and hamid karzai. as kyla campbell reports the outcome could determine how many american troops come home this year. kyla. >> reporter: dave more than 60,000 u.s. troops are in afghanistan right now. president obama has not determined how many will leave the middle east this year. the u.s. war on terror in afghanistan officially ends next year. u.s. and nato forces are set to leave by the year of 2014. this year afghan forces are supposed to take the lead in security and that means thousands of u.s. traps could return home. but president obama is open to keeping anywhere from 3,000 to 15,000 u.s. troops in afghani
'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, january 8th. >>> we begin with continuing coverage of the near disaster on the san francisco bay that we first covered on ktvu channel 2 news at noon yesterday. this morning, the u.s. coast guard will meet with the pilot of the oil tanker that sideswiped a tower of the bay bridge. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live with new details about this bar pilot's past. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. a coast guard spokesperson tells me there will be an update on this investigation coming after the team is briefed at 8:00 this morning. we do know that investigators will be sitting down later today and talking with the pilot at the controls of this 750-foot oil tanker when it struck one of the bay bridge towers. he's identified as george close with eight years experience. he did pass an alcohol test yesterday and the results of a drug test may come back today. yesterday's accident yesterday after the vessel was heading back to sea. there was heavy fog in the area at the time. that cut visibility on the bay to just about a
with ahmed wali karzai tomorrow. >>> as kyla campbell reports from our washington d.c. newsroom, several are already going against the white house's call for executive action. >> reporter: any executive order the president makes on gun laws would just be to push his own agenda and this is not what is best for the country. the group has said there should not be new gun legislation and instead the government should do a better job of enforcing current laws. vice-president joseph biden is leading the panel to get feedback from both sides. vice-president joseph biden's comments about using an executive order are stirring up controversy. >> that i think changes the game and throws into question the legitimacy of the federal government. >> hollywood is sending representatives to the white house and more on their spending when i see you next. kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> the state teacher's fund is planning on investing in guns to make guns illegal in california. they do not want their pension money invested into freedom groups who make rifles like the one used in the school s
, they will meet with gun rights' groups. as kyla campbell reports, they are making their position known. >> reporter: they do not want new gun laws but enforcing laws already on the books will cause more violence. president barack obama says he wants quick action on new gun control legislation. in the wake of the school shooting in newtown connecticut they pushed every armed guard. the n ra is willing to put up a fight and says the president can act for approval without congress. >> the president will take executive action to be taken and we have not decided what that is yet and we are complying with the attorney general... >> and that right there has a lot of gun lobbiests fired up and i will tell you more when i see you next. kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they will reexamine safety procedures after what happened in connecticut. they are looking into an adult school to come up with a violent pattern. >>> there was a scare in los angeles after gunfire. the reason police were able to move in quickly and make an arrest. >>> new this morning, military jets may fly through
clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >>> police are investigating a violent night in san francisco's potrero hill neighborhood. paul chambers is live with information on injuries after a shooting and a stabbing just a block apart. paul? >> reporter: good morning, tori. now, police released the -- the scene here. take a look at some video here. police say the first time scene happened about 1:40 this morning. shots were fired in the potrero hill neighborhood. police say a 53-year-old man was exiting vehicle when he was struck by a bullet in his foot. he was taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. almost two hours later and after officers left the first scene, they were called back, this time responding to a stab. in that situation, police say the victim was stabbed while inside a home. he then walked outside where someone called 911. he was taken to an area hospital with three stab wounds to the chest. he's expected to survive. police say as of right now, they do not believe the two crimes are connected and they do not have any information about motives or suspects in either
hiring? >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's friday, january 4th. >>> right now, pg&e is still working to restore power to dozens of customers in san francisco. they lost power after a driver fleeing from police crashed into a power pole in a caltrain parking lot. ktvu's claudine wong has been at the scene since 4:30 this morning and has more. they are making some progress? >> reporter: yes, tori. since we last economicked in with you, we -- checked in with you, they've made some progress. there was a power pole hanging from the top of the hours and hanging down. the big step was to get that down. now it's laying on the tree. they said once they -- on the ground. they said once they did that, they would be able to fix the power. take a look at this scene right now. it's a mess. it's been that way for more than five hours since this chase happened. it started at 1:50 this morning. san francisco police telling me this actually started as a chp place that ended up down in the streets of san francisco. they say the driver fled from a traffic stop, ended up crashing i
into what led an oil tanker to hit the base of the bay bridge continues. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. this morning, the pilot's whose tanker struck -- who struck the bay bridge is interviewed by the coast guard. cal has more >> reporter: the ship is still out here in the san francisco bay. the 750-tanker hit one of the support towers of the bay bridge yesterday around 11:00 in foggy conditions. authorities say no oil was leak. the ship had just unloaded at a martinez refinery. the coast guard officials told us this morning a little bit more about its investigation. >> we're gonna continue to interview important members of the crew which includes the pilot and we'll also continue to interview members -- coast guard members who responded to the scene and find out what -- try to get more clues as to what happened. >> reporter: ktvu has learned the pilot passed an alcohol test yesterday. that pilot, george kleess, has eight years of experience but has had some problems in the past. now according to state records, kleess ran aground brieffully a sacramento river on august 27th of 2009. th
that has not been seen in 17 years. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. decision came down one hour ago and barry bonds will not be inducted this year into the baseball hall of fame. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live now with a look at how many vote esgot and what happened to the other -- votes he got and what happened to the other players. >> reporter: barry bonds only garnered 42% of the votes. bonds isn't alone no one made it this year and that has not happened since 1996. now, many say this is a clear rebutte to the steroid. bonds, clemens and roger clemens all denied big yowas close topping the ballot with 68% of the votes. he fell 39 votes short. now, bonds hit a major league record, 762 home runs. he run an unprecedented mvp. clemens won seven cy young awards. boat finished their careers amid steroid allegations. steroids were not banned at the time. but criticism led to major league baseball including drug testing in the game with strict suspension penalties. now, murph and matt weighed in on the top. brian murphy told ktvu that he shot bonds should have been inducted. >> every
carla campbell reports, chuck hagel is getting much needed support. >> reporter: there is so much opposition facing him and his organization is fighting back. the pro group is forcing strategical leadership and the group says they do not feel the need to defend him at this point but they are counting on the white house to drum up support and it will be tough for them. senate and democrats say they don't believe hagel can protect our country. >> i consider him to be a distincted man with a great record but also pro foundly wrong on some of the biggest security threats today namely nuclear iran... >> reporter: an accurate record shows he has supported tough sanctions against iran and we have somebody speaking out on that next, carla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> president barack obama is expected to make his next white house chief of staff tim geithner to raise the debt ceiling and the president also needs to finds a new chief of staff. >>> they approved extra severance pay for dozens of lesbians discharged under the don't ask don't tell bill. the 2. $4 million settlemen
'm tori campbell. it's monday, january 7th. >>> breaking news in the east bay. we're learning what caused -- what looked like a lot of smoke in the berkeley area, turns out it was just a steampipe that burst at a factory. let's go to sal. >> we got a lot of calls in the newsroom. we turned the camera to it. we can show you this picture now. it's just a bunch of team coming from a factory. we have different parts of the steam coming from a broken steampipe or it may be normal operations. but people saw this and said there is a fire in berkeley. well, we called the berkeley fire department. they are not working any fire and they assured us this is just steam. that's good news. as we look at the steam coming up, now that it will be light, i don't think people will be freaking out quite as much as they were. at least one gentleman thought it was pretty ominous to see that smoke. it's just steam. right now traffic is not affected in this area in berkeley, east of interstate 80. back to you. >> thank you, sal. >>> the family of a san francisco woman who was set on fire is pleading for the suspe
will be assigned to the missiles. >>> the government released the job report for december. as kyla campbell reports from the washington dc news room, the numbers are up but the same from the month before. kyla a . >> reporter: there was some growth in december. 155,000 jobs were added. that is up slightly from november when 146,000 jobs were added. the unemployment rate stays at 7.8%. that's the same as november now that the bureau of labor statistics revised those numbers. economists credit small businesses are creating 25,000 new jobs last month. meantime, the labor department says 3 million workers are hopelessly unemployed. they call those who have not looked for jobs in the last four weeks discouraged workers. we will see how this all plays out on wall street. opening bell in 15 minutes. in the meantime i'll be digging through the report to see which sectors saw the most growth. more on that when i see you next. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel # news. >>> food truck owners and restaurant owners have been fighting over how much space the food trucks have to given over restaurant
bay leading 17-3. earlier today, in the afc game, former houston oiler earl campbell was the honorary captain as the texans hosted the cincinnati bengals. houston had the ball in a 6-0 lead in the second quarter, when matt schaub was picked off by leon hall. hall takes it back 21 yards for the score. bengals in front 7-6. the texans got only one touchdown. arian foster dives one yard for a 16-7 lead. foster rushed for 140 yards on the day. the bengals within 6 late in the third, but had a drive come to an end when dalton was picked off by joseph. that led to a field goal that put the texans in front by nine. not pretty, but houston wins 19-13. the texans will move on to round 2 of the playoffs at new england. >>> the warriors tonight playing their second straight game against the division-leading los angeles clippers, trying to make it two wins in a row. we'll have that for you at 10:00, along with all the rest of the day's sports on sports wrap. see you then. >> thanks, joe. >> sure. >>> thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. >> and we're
approved tax hikes in november under proposition 30. >>> 4:47 is the time. campbell soup has outlined its plans for laying off all the workers at its sacramento plant. the first 290 workers will be out of work on february 1st. more employees will lose its job. >>> this week oil tanker accident could lead to big changes for big ships passing under the bay bridge. state safety board is considering tough new restrictions for tankers heading in and out of the bay in foggy weather. on monday, an empty oil tanker sideswiped the bridge tower causing millions of dollars in damage. this week's accident came five years after the costco oil spill disaster there. >>> until now they believed that a quake felt on the northern part of the saundra warehouse fault which runs through the bayer would not spread to southern california. they also thought the reverse was true because both sections are locked. but the central section of the fault creeps which they say provides a buffer zone. new information after the 2011 japanese quake has proved that theory is wrong. >>> the number of flu cases continues to g
legislation. as kyla campbell reports, president barack obama wants to move quickly with any recommendations. kyla? >> reporter: dave, the vice- president has given them a few weeks to come up with regulation on gun control. -- legislation on gun control. vice-president joseph biden is meeting with gun control leaders and tomorrow he will be sitting down with the n ra and other groups. they want to place more focus on mental health and violent video games. -- violent video games. they are sending members as vice-president joseph biden continues with the series of meetings. and he was invited to the house -- white house but de-- white house but declined. more on that later in my next update. >>> thompson is chairman for the gun violence prevention task force. he want to hear more ideas on making things safer. the meeting will go on until 8:30. >>> tomorrow water service will be back to normal after a plumbing problem which lasted several hours. an alert was issued yesterday at 1:00 and that means water can only be used for urgent patient care. water service was restored shortly after 5:00 la
are saying about a confirmation hearing when i see you next. carla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a shooting killed 6 people and severally injured former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. [ music ] >> an enter faith prayer service was held for many including ron barber. the memorial foundation is being started in member runs of that -- rememberance of that tragedy. >>> the deadly shooting in aurora, which happened during that deadly movie theater massacre, that story is coming up at 6:45. in just a few hours, they will go to the lawmakers for new state regulations for ammunition sales. nancy skinner has written regulations to create stricter standards for ammunition sales. it will require them and will report all sales to the state department of justice. >>> the cable channel has been sold to al jazeer and he said he had a wonderful time but he said it started with the founder al gore, not al jazeer. he said it had been bought for 500 and wanted to focus on international news. >>> a four month effort in san francisco to get drinkers into programs, the city has been targeting
and as campbell reports, he is not fully supported by even his own party. carla? >> reporter: officials say president barack obama will nominate chuck hagel as the next secretary of defense. hagel will be the first not mated for the post an is considered a good addition to the president's cabinet. there is still bits of shrapnel in his chest and headed an investment banking firm. he was elected to the senate and retired in 2009. mitch mcconnel told us what is expected. >> to have a full understanding and close relationship with our israeli allies and the importance of having a robust military. >> reporter: but some say hagel does not fit the bill and we will have more ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> elliot spitzer will not continue with his show now that the show has been sold to al jazeer. he is with al gore, not with al jazeer. he purchased the television show for 500 bucks and the governor is also giving up the show he has been doing on current television. >>> they are letting you share pets. they created city dog share and it is a non-profit organization where dog owners can trade walk
. >> reporter: outdoor dining isn't that attractive tonight. in campbell it's 43 degrees and it's expected to get a lot colder. >> this is my baby lexus. >> reporter: today we met this grandmother and her dog dressed in scarves. olivia is grateful that her heater is working now because she rang in the new year without heat. >> i don't want to go through that again. it was pretty cold. >> reporter: she says her hearts go out to people liveable -- living on the streets. such as this 50-year-old. he says his friend died just after christmas in this same camp. >> he just died saturday morning. he has part problems like i did. >> reporter: patrick took us inside his makeshift home where under a blue tarp he watches quintin torentino movies. he was one person benefiting from a blanket give away by a church this evening. among those handing out blankets this 56-year-old church member who himself is homeless. he sleeps in the front seat of his truck where he reads the bible. >> you know for me, i'm very blessed that i have a roof. >> reporter: while his friend sleeps in the cab. >> even with shel
. in campbell it's 43 degrees  and it's expected to get a lot colder. >> this is my baby lexus. >> reporter: today we met this grandmother and her dog dressed in scarves. olivia is grateful that her heater is working now because she rang in the new year without heat. >> i don't want to go through that again. it was pretty cold. >> reporter: she says her hearts go out to people liveable -- living on the streets. such as this 50-year-old. he says his friend died just after christmas in this same camp. >> he just died saturday morning. he has part problems like i did. >> reporter: patrick took us inside his makeshift home where under a blue tarp he watches quintin torentino movies. he was one person benefiting from a blanket give away by a church this evening. among those handing out blankets this 56-year-old church member who himself is homeless. he sleeps in the front seat of his truck where he reads the bible. >> you know for me, i'm very blessed that i have a roof. >> reporter: while his friend sleeps in the cab. >> even with shelter and a blanket it's still cold. you really can't sleep,
campbell. >>> time 5:15. weeks after metal thieves stole a war memorial from a park in petaluma donations are pouring in to -- stolen from walmart park sometime around september 21st. authorities think thieves used an electric saw to remove a plaque from its base. they have raised more than $9,000 to replace that plaque. >>> north bay an overflow crowd at the third and final community forum on gun violence. bay area congressman mike thompson hosted the meeting. thompson is chairman of the gun violence prevention task force. last night people packed the hallway just waiting to speak. >> gun owners have responsibilities to keep those guns out of the hands of mentally ill, drug years,. >> i see no purpose whatsoever to own an assault weapon. at the same time i am not in favor of gun control. >> congressman thompson has held meetings in vallejo and napa. he'll take back what he has heard from the task force in washington, d.c.. >>> angry students, teachers, and staff at city college of san francisco are planning a campus protest at 9:00 this morning. they are outraged over the administration
minutes and i'll break the numbers down for you when i see you next. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time 5:15 officials at al jazeera will be meeting with the staff in san francisco. as we told you before, the news channel bought the progressive bay area network for half a billion dollars. al jazeera hasn't said whether it will keep current tv officers on townsend street but gentleman sere are does plan to keep a bureau in -- al jazeera plans to keep a bureau. >>> new this morning, 49ers ceo judd york is offering new details expected to open. he says the team's object is to make the fans experience adds great as it possibility can be. the new stadium is designed with open concourses so you can see the game while you're waiting at concession stands and it will be high-tech with fans able to potentially leave their wallets at home and use their smartphone to pay for everything. >>> la salle's high school football coach is expected to announce he is stepping down after 34 seasons. he is california's all time winningest high school football l coach with 399 vic
. >>> the campbell soup plant will layoff 290 workers on february 1st. last september the company affianced it's shutting down the production facility because it costs more to operate than any other soup plant in the country. workers say they are helping each other stay strong during their final days. >> say this about the organization. they are holding up well. lot of respect for the work force and the organization. >> the company said people are not buying as much canned soup as they used to. production at the plant will be shifted to texas, ohio and north carolina. >>> now in contrast ford is hiring. 2200 computer programmers, engineers and other white collar workers, they say that's in addition to the 8100 jobs it added in the last year. ford said increased production and new models require more works. they say demand for cars, trucks and suv's is at the highest level since before the recession started. >> a real life batman is fighting crime he has become a hit on facebook. he wants to keep his name a secret to protect his family. during the day he is a college student but at night he
showers through the morning hours. continuing to pick up light rain over campbell. cupertino and if i shift over a a little bit. this is the pink mix, rain and snow. some of the highest peaks in and around 4,000 feet or higher than that perhaps, a bit of a dusting for areas near mount hamilton this morning. along 680, light rain and milpitas seeing sprinkles at 580. pleasanton and few sprinkles and we watch the rainfall over areas near pittsburgh and highway four. this is tapering off. it is sliding south. as we back it up, it is easy to see how it is shifting south. we are getting the wrap around showers. this will begin to dwindle, by the afternoon. we are left with partly cloudy and dry conditions. here we are. 8:00 still, few scattered showers and they are still here. they continue to move south. still with us. by moon time. and dry. partly cloudy skies and into sunset. about 5:05. what can we expect temperature wise. 40s out the door this morning. we are five to 10 degrees warmer than we were yesterday. with the overcast skies. it is cool and breezy. mostly cloudy and upper 40s a
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